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The European Association for Banking and Financial History (eabh) e.V.

Your history matters!

eabh maintains a global network of financial professionals and academics

Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions are members of eabh

Membership

Our members recognise their responsibility towards society. A well functioning financial sector helps to increase the welfare of all.

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Research

Our historians work on long-term topics that matter to the management of financial institutions and policy makers.

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About

Since its foundation, eabh has provided historical analysis and preservation consulting to bankers, supervisors and policy makers.

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Video & Audio

Leverage

Moritz Schularick & Carmen Hofmann

New economics of debt & fragility?

The New York Stock Exchange

Hugo Bänziger & Pete Asch

How to build an economy?

How to make a business out of business history?

Anders Sjöman & Carmen Hofmann

How do the Swedes do it?

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Our network

eabh circulates sound research and information upon which today’s decision makers can rely.

The legacy of the past continually resurfaces to determine actions in the present and the future. Through eabh membership institutions gain access to a global network of financial history experts who can provide competent advice.

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Publications

Recent publications

Posters in Finance

eabh bulletin 2023

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The Worldwide Legacy of Haute Banque

From 19th to 21st century

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Finance & Photography Vol. 2

eabh bulletin 2022

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The photographic collection of the Banco de España Historical Archive

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Architecture & Finance Vol. 3

eabh bulletin 2019/2020

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Deutsche Bundesbank: Regional office in Hesse

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Architecture & Finance Vol. 1

eabh bulletin 2016

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The main building of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank

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Research

eabh encourages open debate about banking and financial  history and the archives.

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Events

Conference

Financing Reconstruction

Can historical insight help?

30 Jun 2023

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This meeting will look at historical precedents of financing reconstruction after war and catastrophe. Can historical insight help?

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Archival Workshop

Banks build

A close look at financial institutions’ ‘building’ roles

29 Jun 2023

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

In this workshop, we are looking for collections, databases and archival projects that shed light on the link of financial institutions as builders.

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